Ohio Ban on Police-Minor Sex Lifted for a Mole

Matthew T. Mole, Highland Heights Patrolman who had sex with a minor. Caption: Imagine coming home one night to find this guy impaled on your 14-year-old child AND it turns out that when you call the police, HE responds. Oops. Image Credit: The Simon Wiesenthal Center

By C J Oakes, July 30, 2016 As if there was any doubt that there is one law for the public and another for officials, the State of Ohio is releasing a convicted pedophile Police Officer. On Thursday, July 28, Read More …

Hornets, Trump, and the Killing of Innocents/ce

image of hornets nest and bee hive. Know the difference. Caption reads, Never, ever, EVER mess with hornets. They are worse than a Donald Trump lawsuit. Image Source: http://ontariobeerescue.com

When I was a child, I often heard the expression, “Never stir a nest of hornets.” It was not, however, until I was older that I understood it. I was in the woods hunting when I saw a large hornets Read More …

Dallas Circa 2016? Or 1966?

black Image of scales on white background with the words, "calibrate the scales" overlaid. As with any set of scales, the scales of justice must, from time to time, be recalibrated. Total balance is never achieved, but all in the criminal justice and legal systems must strive for it as much as possible.

By C J OAKES, July 8, 2016. By now you have heard the news about the protests and shootings in Dallas, Texas this morning. During what was intended to be a peaceful protest, sniper fire disturbed the event. Police returned Read More …

Hillary v FBI Highlights Key Issue in Justice Today

The situation regarding Hillary Clinton's private/public emails and the pass she is given by the FBI highlight the double-standard in place in America. The powerful get a pass when they do not intend to commit a crime while the common folk do not. Mens Rea matters only for the rich.

By C J OAKES, July 6, 2016. I hate politics. I hate Presidential Election years. And I hate that American Justice is failing because too many Prosecutors ignore a basic principle of justice: Intent. In an article for the National Review, FBI Read More …